White Memorial Conservation Center

White Memorial Conservation Center's diverse habitat provides an ideal “outdoor classroom” for promoting awareness, understanding, and respect for the natural world. There are over 40 miles of trails open to the public, with diverse landscaped and natural areas encompassing ponds, wetlands, forests, and more. Educational and public programming is offered for learners of all ages. Free camping is available for scout groups by reservation.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

School

Programs may take place in the Nature Museum, on the grounds of White Memorial, or be presented in your classroom. Students can compare their own five senses to the senses other of animals, get to know the local trees, learn about the life cycles of flowering plants, meet live animals that illustrate adaptation, find out how herbivores and omnivores acquire food, go on a birding hike, and much more.

supports classroom learning in:
Environmental Studies, Science

topics covered:
animals, conservation, ecology, hiking, plants, trees

contact info
Name: White Memorial Conservation Center
Phone: 860-567-0857
Email: info@whitememorialcc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45-90 minutes. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

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White Memorial Conservation Center

White Memorial Conservation Center's diverse habitat provides an ideal “outdoor classroom” for promoting awareness, understanding, and respect for the natural world. There are over 40 miles of trails open to the public, with diverse landscaped and natural areas encompassing ponds, wetlands, forests, and more. Educational and public programming is offered for learners of all ages. Free camping is available for scout groups by reservation.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Scouts

Scout programs at White Memorial Conservation Center are designed to fulfill Cub Scout Adventure and Boy Scout requirements, and Girl Scout badges. Learn about wildlife, hiking, plants, nocturnal animals, and other topics; scouts are also welcome to participate in the Center's public and school programs. Turn scouts' adventure into an overnight trip with free camping at the White Memorial Campgrounds! Camping is free for scout groups and non-profit organizations only.

supports scout badges in:
Physical Education, Science.

topics covered:
animals, camping, conservation, ecology, hiking, plants, trees

contact info
Name: Carrie Szwed
Phone: 860-567-0857 ext. 16
Email: carrie@whitememorialcc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

White Memorial Conservation Center

White Memorial Conservation Center's diverse habitat provides an ideal “outdoor classroom” for promoting awareness, understanding, and respect for the natural world. There are over 40 miles of trails open to the public, with diverse landscaped and natural areas encompassing ponds, wetlands, forests, and more. Educational and public programming is offered for learners of all ages. Free camping is available for scout groups by reservation.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Camp

The Center's diverse habitat provides an ideal outdoor classroom for learning about the natural world. Schedule a program to learn about local trees, flowering plants, animals, adaptation, birding, and much more. Campers can also challenge themselves with an outdoor scavenger hunt, explore exhibits in the Nature Museum, and enjoy camping and hiking. Pine Grove camping sites are available for non-profit youth groups at no charge; sites include a camping shelter, an outhouse, two picnic tables, and a fire pit.

topics covered:
animals, conservation, ecology, hiking, plants, trees

contact info
Name: White Memorial Conservation Center
Phone: 860-567-0857
Email: info@whitememorialcc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

White Memorial Conservation Center

White Memorial Conservation Center's diverse habitat provides an ideal “outdoor classroom” for promoting awareness, understanding, and respect for the natural world. There are over 40 miles of trails open to the public, with diverse landscaped and natural areas encompassing ponds, wetlands, forests, and more. Educational and public programming is offered for learners of all ages. Free camping is available for scout groups by reservation.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Homeschool

Programs may take place in the Nature Museum, on the grounds of White Memorial, or be presented in your classroom. Homeschoolers can compare their own five senses to the senses other of animals, get to know the local trees, learn about the life cycles of flowering plants, meet live animals that illustrate adaptation, find out how herbivores and omnivores acquire food, go on a birding hike, and much more.

topics covered:
animals, camping, conservation, ecology, hiking, plants, trees, science, physical education

contact info
Name: Carrie Szwed
Phone: 860-567-0857 ext. 16
Email: carrie@whitememorialcc.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

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